Monday, December 2, 2019

Merry Mancat Monday

Evan quite enjoys getting cozy in festive style.

One of Evan's favorite places to snooze is actually the rocking chair beside the Christmas tree in the living room. The problem, though, is that it's not always a place of peace and quiet.

Do you all see what's up there in that tree? That's just a sneak peek for what's to come in tomorrow's post. It's all shades of festive tomfoolery around here.

Happy Monday!

Festive Doodle of the Day

Tip of the Day

Yesterday, we mentioned the importance of securing your Christmas tree against any furry climbers in the home. Today, we have another Christmas tree safety tip, this time regarding those light strands and ornaments. As you all certainly already know, always be careful of cords and the dangers they pose, such as if chewed on or if a furbaby becomes tangled in them. If your furbaby only seems interested in the lower branches of the tree, perhaps only place lights on the upper portion. Or, if necessary, do not use lights at all. If you do decorate your tree with lights, always unplug them if left unattended.

The same sort of rules can apply to ornaments, as needed. You can avoid placing them on the lower portion of the tree, or refrain from using them altogether. If glass ornaments might become broken and cause potential injuries, consider using only plastic ones. Also consider the dangers of ornament hooks, or the choking hazards the ornaments themselves might pose. At our house, for these reasons, ornaments are not included on the tree but are instead hung from strands of garland that are attached to the wall, out of certain furbabies' reach. You don't have to throw your festive spirit out the door if you have adventurous and Christmas tree-loving furbabies, you simply have to take necessary precautions.


Catscue Catmom said...

Evan, you are Awww-worthy today, enjoy your Christmas comfies sweetie!

Brian's Home Blog said...

I hope you got a little nap Evan!

The Island Cats said...

With all that fun stuff to check out, it's hard to take a nap.

Eastside Cats said...

"...All shades of festive tomfoolery..."
Cannot wait to see more!

Melissa, Mudpie and Angel Truffles (Mochas, Mysteries and Meows) said...

Love how festive everything looks!

pilch92 said...

Evan is a cutie. Is that Tonks in the tree? I love the drawing. Excellent tips too. I am hoping our new addition is good about the tree. I have been lucky with all my other cats.

messymimi said...

It's the best time of year for us, and especially for the cats!

Mark's Mews (Marley, Lori, Loki, and Binq) said...

You decorations look great. We wait here til the week before. TBT decides that. He is somewhere between "not before Thanksgiving" and "not the day before".

Chirpy Cats said...

Evan looks like all he wants is his nap without being disturbed :)